How to Draft Stretchwoven Block from Torso

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Stretchwoven Block from Torso There are 4 articles in these instructions, and they follow on from each other: Stretch-woven Block (SW) Knit Block from SW,  Method A (Back and Front the same except for neckline) Knit Block from SW,  Method B (Back and Front armhole different) Knit […]

How to Draft Knit from Stretchwoven (Method A)

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Knit from Stretch-woven (Method A) n this Method, the Back and Front are basically the same, except for the neckline and a very slight difference to the front armhole.  This method can be used by women with standard figures. If you have a large bust, or if […]

How to Draft Knit from Stretchwoven (Method B)

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Knit from Stretch-woven (Method B) In Method A the Front and Back armholes of the Knit Block ended up very similar in shape; basically the value of the side seam dart of the Front block was transferred to the armhole. In this method, the armholes are left […]

How to Draft Knit from Stretchwoven (Method C)

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice How to Draft Knit from Stretch-woven (Method C) I recommend you read the article: Stretch & Knits for Non-Standard Figures before using this method. Instructions:  Drafting the Knit Block/s –  Method C, Figure 1 Draw a horizontal line, A~B, and place your Stretch-woven Torso Front & Back blocks so that […]

Sleeve Changes for Stretch Torso

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice Sleeve Changes for Stretch Torso We will draft a sleeve that has both Stretch-woven and Knit ratios on it. Instructions:  Drafting the Stretch-woven Sleeve Block, Figure 1 I am actually going to remove the elbow dart,  even through we can have darts in the Stretch-woven Block.  I don’t think the […]

Drafting the Stretch/Knit Torso Blocks

Drafting the Knit/Stretch Torso Bodice Drafting the Stretch/Knit Torso Blocks I will be be drafting the Stretch/Knit Torso Blocks using the Torso Block. First I will draft the Stretch-woven Block; as the name suggests you can use this block to make patterns for woven fabrics.  Use this block for wovens that have about 18-20% stretch. […]

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block There are a few variations of the skirt block; you could have a Skirt Block with 2 darts in both the front and back, 1 dart in the front and 2 darts in the back, and 1 dart in both the front and the back. […]

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block (Front & Back)

Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block Drafting the 1-Dart Skirt Block (Front & Back) As the 1-Dart Skirt Block is a derivative block, you need to have already created the 2-Dart Skirt Block.  Instructions to create the 2-Dart Block are found under Blocks > Making Blocks > Making the Skirt Block, or you can just click […]

How to Draft the Dress Block Back

Drafting the Dress Block How to Draft the Dress Block Back As noted in the introductory (preliminary) page, the Extended Line Dress (ELD) block is made using the Bodice Blocks and the Skirt Blocks*.  You will need a long piece of cardboard at least the full length of your Bodice Block plus your Skirt Block. […]

Drafting the Sleeveless Bodice Block

Drafting the Sleeveless Bodice Drafting the Sleeveless Block This page contains preliminary information.  See the menu for the link to the instructions.  The Sleeveless Block is a derivative block. It is used making the Bodice Block, meaning you need to make that block before you can make this one. It is not necessary to make […]